Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Sep 2012 02:57 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Right now, the mobile wars have just two major combatants: Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Nokia could yet make Windows Phone a serious third player, but there are also a few more minor actors with the potential to disrupt the market. Jolla is the most mysterious of those players, which also include Firefox OS and Open WebOS. Jolla (a Finnish word for a small sailing boat) arose from the ashes of Nokia and Intel's MeeGo project, canned in favour of Microsoft's mobile OS. The Linux-based OS has not been shown off yet, but Jolla has already scored a deal with China's top phone distributor, DPhone. The first Jolla device is due later this year, so to find out more I spoke with the company's chief executive, ex-Nokian Jussi Hurmola." Please let Jolla succeed. Pretty please with sugar on top. The industry needs this. Please.
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RE[2]: Phones and data gathering
by moondevil on Wed 26th Sep 2012 18:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Phones and data gathering"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

I don't know if Apple are any better on this front, I think I have heard somewhere that they do not even provide a way to opt out of personal monitoring on iOS, as is possible but painful on Android, but I don't know if it is true or not.


They are worse, because until version 6, iOS allowed access to your personal data to all applications.

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